Philippa Collin is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University and co-director of the Young and Resilient Research Centre (with Associate Professor Amanda Third).
Philippa researches the social, cultural and political dimensions of children and young people’s digital media practices and role in identity, health, wellbeing and citizenship. She has a principal interest in the ethics and methodologies of youth participation in research, policy and service design, delivery and evaluation. Within this work, she has a long-standing interest in the experiences of disadvantaged and marginalised young people and the role of intergenerational collaboration for social change.
Philippa has extensive experience in the non-profit sector and in industry-engaged research, serving from 2011-2016 as a Research Program Leader for the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre. Philippa has advised community, charitable and government bodies at local, state and national level and is a current member of both The Smith Family Digital Futures Advisory Board and the Raising Children Network Scientific Advisory Committee.
Philippa is Co-Lead of Ethics & Engagement.
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- Third, A.Collin, P., Black, R. & Walsh, L. (2019)Young People in Digital Society: Control/Shift.Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.
- Collin, P.Lala, G. & Fieldgrass, L. (2018) ‘Participation, empowerment and democracy: Engaging with young people’s views’ in Pam Alldred, Fin Cullen, Kathy Edwards and Dana Fusco, (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Youth Work Practice, Sage: 183-196
- Swist, T.,Collin, P., Third, A., (2019) “Children in the data supply chain and the potential for cooperative research platforms” special issue ‘Controlling Children’s Data’,Media International Australia170(1):68-77.
- Collin, P.& Swist, T. (2016) From Products to Publics: Youth as co-designers in social marketing campaigns.Journal of Youth Studies19(3): 305 – 318.
- Ellis, L.,Collin, P.,Davenport, T., Hurley, P., Burns, J. & Hickie, I. (2012) Young men, mental health and technology: implications for service design and delivery in the digital age. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 14: 6, e160.
- Swist, T.,Collin, P.,McCormack, J. & Third, A. (2015), Social Media and the wellbeing of Children and Young People: A Literature Review, West Australian Commission for Children and Young People, Perth.Being converted to journal article.
- Collin, P.Lala, G. Palombo, L, Marrades, R, Maci, G. & Vromen, A. (2016) Creating Benefit for All: Young People, Engagement and Public Policy. Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, Melbourne.
- Hagen, P.Collin, P.Metcalf, A. Nicholas, M. Rahilly, K. & Swainston, N. (2012)Participatory Design of Evidence-Based Online Youth Mental Health Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention and Treatment, Young and Well CRC, Abbotsford.ISBN: 978-0-9871179-1-5*